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Ford recalls new Ranger pickups for fire risk

FORD RECALLS NEW RANGER PICKUPS FOR FIRE RISK

Ford is recalling its brand-new midsize Ranger pickup for a potential fire hazard, the company announced Monday. The risk stems from...

A more affordable Porsche Taycan drops, Tesla Pickup still on track, and the GTI's plaid seats headline The Car Connection news

A MORE AFFORDABLE PORSCHE TAYCAN DROPS, TESLA PICKUP STILL ON TRACK, AND THE GTI'S PLAID SEATS HEADLINE THE CAR CONNECTION NEWS

How the Volkswagen GTI got those plaid seats and golf-ball shifter VW designer Gunhil Liljequist discusses how the Golf GTI's plaid...

 
 
 
BMW recalls many of its newer cars, including Toyota Supra, for faulty rearview camera

BMW RECALLS MANY OF ITS NEWER CARS, INCLUDING TOYOTA SUPRA, FOR FAULTY REARVIEW CAMERA

BMW will recall most of its newer models, including the Toyota Supra, Rolls-Royce Cullinan and Phantom, for a rearview camera flaw....

More than 366,000 Subaru Foresters recalled for faulty front airbag sensors

MORE THAN 366,000 SUBARU FORESTERS RECALLED FOR FAULTY FRONT AIRBAG SENSORS

Subaru will recall certain Forester crossover SUVs equipped with heated front seats, the company announced this month. A loose electrical...

 
 
 
Toyota extends battery warranty on all new hybrid and electric vehicles

TOYOTA EXTENDS BATTERY WARRANTY ON ALL NEW HYBRID AND ELECTRIC VEHICLES

Toyota is the uncontested leader in hybrid vehicles and now it has the longest warranty to back up its hybrid know-how. On Thursday,...

How the Volkswagen GTI got those plaid seats and golf-ball shifter

HOW THE VOLKSWAGEN GTI GOT THOSE PLAID SEATS AND GOLF-BALL SHIFTER

While the Volkswagen Golf might not come back to America next year, the plaid seats of the Golf GTI will get another run in the legendary...

 
 
 
2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport reveal, 2021 Toyota RAV4 gets plugged in, off-roading with trucks in muck: What's New The Car Connection

2020 VOLKSWAGEN ATLAS CROSS SPORT REVEAL, 2021 TOYOTA RAV4 GETS PLUGGED IN, OFF-ROADING WITH TRUCKS IN MUCK: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport fills the gap between Tiguan and Atlas Volkswagen launched the 2020 Atlas Cross Sport mid-size crossover...

Mucking it up with the Jeep Gladiator, Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro, and Chevy Colorado ZR2 Bison

MUCKING IT UP WITH THE JEEP GLADIATOR, TOYOTA TACOMA TRD PRO, AND CHEVY COLORADO ZR2 BISON

It was rainy, the forest was overgrown, the trail was rutted with pools of mud. In other words, it was perfect for off-roading. The...

 
 
 
2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport fills the gap between Tiguan and Atlas

2020 VOLKSWAGEN ATLAS CROSS SPORT FILLS THE GAP BETWEEN TIGUAN AND ATLAS

Volkswagen's doubling down on crossover SUVs with the 2020 Atlas Cross Sport. On Friday in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the German automaker...

2020 Toyota RAV4 comes with a higher price, better tech, and a new TRD Off-Road package

2020 TOYOTA RAV4 COMES WITH A HIGHER PRICE, BETTER TECH, AND A NEW TRD OFF-ROAD PACKAGE

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 gets a $200 price increase, standard Android Auto and XM radio, and a new TRD Off-Road model since its redesign...

 
 
 
2020 Toyota RAV4

2020 TOYOTA RAV4

One of the most popular crossovers on the planet finally looks like it can go anywhere on earth, too. The 2020 Toyota RAV4 adds a TRD...

Audi earns two more Top Safety Picks for Q3 and A7

AUDI EARNS TWO MORE TOP SAFETY PICKS FOR Q3 AND A7

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has awarded Audi two more coveted safety awards, giving the 2019 A7 Sportback its Top Safety...

 
 
 
2020 Honda Civic sedan and coupe get a price bump

2020 HONDA CIVIC SEDAN AND COUPE GET A PRICE BUMP

An updated price is still an update, right? This week, the 2020 Honda Civic coupe and sedan made their debuts with identical style...

Pedestrian detection needs work, 2020 Hellcat Widebody first drive, 2020 Audi Q5 PHEV: What's New The Car Connection

PEDESTRIAN DETECTION NEEDS WORK, 2020 HELLCAT WIDEBODY FIRST DRIVE, 2020 AUDI Q5 PHEV: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

Study: Emergency braking with pedestrian detection might not actually detect pedestrians A test of automatic emergency braking systems...

 
 
 
2019 Mazda 6, 2019 Mazda CX-9 earn Top Safety Pick+ honors

2019 MAZDA 6, 2019 MAZDA CX-9 EARN TOP SAFETY PICK+ HONORS

The 2019 Mazda 6 sedan and CX-9 crossover both earned Top Safety Pick+ nods from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Mazda...

Hold the mail: Jeep recalls newer right-hand-drive Wranglers

HOLD THE MAIL: JEEP RECALLS NEWER RIGHT-HAND-DRIVE WRANGLERS

Jeep is putting a stop delivery on certain Wranglers used for certain purposes. On Monday, parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles...

 
 
 
2021 Chevrolet Colorado mid-size truck updated with a heavy-duty look

2021 CHEVROLET COLORADO MID-SIZE TRUCK UPDATED WITH A HEAVY-DUTY LOOK

The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado mid-size pickup truck will get minor cosmetic upgrades to the front and rear. The nameplate returned in...

Study: Emergency braking with pedestrian detection might not actually detect pedestrians

STUDY: EMERGENCY BRAKING WITH PEDESTRIAN DETECTION MIGHT NOT ACTUALLY DETECT PEDESTRIANS

Cars don't see as well at night according to a report by AAA published on Friday. In simulated testing, vehicles equipped with automatic...

 
 
 
2020 Hyundai Sonata review, 2020 Audi A8 PHEV review, the most important EVs for 2020: What's New The Car Connection

2020 HYUNDAI SONATA REVIEW, 2020 AUDI A8 PHEV REVIEW, THE MOST IMPORTANT EVS FOR 2020: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

Review: 2020 Hyundai Sonata Limited does the work of two cars With the 2020 Sonata, Hyundai cuts through its sedan clutter and delivers...

2020 Toyota RAV4 finally comes with Android Auto

2020 TOYOTA RAV4 FINALLY COMES WITH ANDROID AUTO

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 to Android Auto: Can you hear me now? On Monday, Toyota announced that the 2020 RAV4 would include standard Android...

 
 
 



2020 2-Series Gran Coupe doesn't care what you think an entry-level BMW...

2020 2-Series Gran Coupe doesn't care what you think an entry-level BMW should be

Let's get this out of the way first. When the 2020 2-Series Gran Coupe arrives in the U.S. next spring, the four-door sedan will ride a front-wheel-drive platform with a choice... Read more ...

Updated odds to win 2019 NASCAR Cup Championship

Updated odds to win 2019 NASCAR Cup Championship

Ryan Blaney is 20/1 to win Cup title. WESTGATE LAS VEGAS SUPERBOOKODDS TO WIN 2019 NASCAR CUP CHAMPIONSHIP Kevin HARVICK 9/2 Kyle BUSCH 4/1 Martin TRUEX JR 7/2 Chase ELLIOTT... Read more ...

Tesla Model S Performance vs Porsche Taycan 4S: Which is the better way to...

Tesla Model S Performance vs Porsche Taycan 4S: Which is the better way to spend $100k?

With the introduction of the much more affordable 2020 Porsche Taycan 4S on Monday, we now have a model that overlaps with the Tesla Model S Performance on price. Those who... Read more ...

GM offers to make electric pickup in Detroit, as UAW pushes for more US-made...

GM offers to make electric pickup in Detroit, as UAW pushes for more US-made gas vehicles

GM has committed to building an electric pickup truck in Detroit in its ongoing attempt to negotiate a new contract with the UAW. Last Friday, Detroit's WDIV-TV detailed the... Read more ...

Toyota Vellfire MPV Spied In India Ahead Of 2020 Launch

Toyota Vellfire MPV Spied In India Ahead Of 2020 Launch

Select dealers across Bengaluru have started accepting bookings for Rs 5 lakh. The Vellfire comes with individual captain seats for the second and third row occupants. It gets... Read more ...

First drive review: 2020 Chevrolet Corvette pushes the envelope in new...

First drive review: 2020 Chevrolet Corvette pushes the envelope in new directions

I bring the Torch Red 2020 Chevrolet Corvette to a stop in the outskirts of Ann Arbor, Michigan, on a warm and beautiful fall day. I look left and right. No other cars in... Read more ...

2021 Subaru BRZ spy shots

2021 Subaru BRZ spy shots

Subaru and Toyota in September confirmed plans to jointly develop successors for their respective BRZ and 86 sports cars. It means the current BRZ and 86, on sale since 2013... Read more ...

First Volkswagen Golf 8 Variant In SA Will Apparently Be The GTI

First Volkswagen Golf 8 Variant In SA Will Apparently Be The GTI

2020 Golf GTI Rendering Local publication CARmag recently spoke with a Volkswagen South Africa representative about the upcoming Golf 8 arriving in sunny South Africa. The... Read more ...

A more affordable Porsche Taycan drops, Tesla Pickup still on track, and the...

A more affordable Porsche Taycan drops, Tesla Pickup still on track, and the GTI's plaid seats headline The Car Connection news

How the Volkswagen GTI got those plaid seats and golf-ball shifter VW designer Gunhil Liljequist discusses how the Golf GTI's plaid seats and golf-ball shifter came to be. More... Read more ...

2020 Porsche Taycan 4S, 2021 McLaren 620R, Lamborghini sale: Today's Car News

2020 Porsche Taycan 4S, 2021 McLaren 620R, Lamborghini sale: Today's Car News

Porsche has substantially brought down the price of its Taycan with the announcement of the Taycan 4S variant. Naturally the power and range is reduced compared to the top-end... Read more ...